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Terracotta lekanis (covered dish)

Attributed to the manner of the Meidias Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 420–400 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. without lid 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) H. with lid 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.166a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Women and Eros
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1916. "Department of Classical Art Accessions of 1915." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11(6): pp. 125, 127, fig. 3.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1327, no. 78, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Eros, no. 842e, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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